The Act (TV series)

American web television series

The Act is an American true crime drama television series that was made by Hulu. The series had eight parts, the first episode was released on March 20, 2019. The final episode came out on May 1, 2019.

The show is about the real life story of Gypsy Blanchard and the murder of her mother, Dee Dee Blanchard. Dee Dee abused her daughter Gypsy by lying about her age, faking medical illnesses about Gypsy and physically tying her up.[1]

Joey King played Gypsy and Patricia Arquette played her mother, Dee Dee Blanchard. AnnaSophia Robb, Chloë Sevigny, and Calum Worthy also star.


  1. Harnick, Chris (March 4, 2019). "The Trailer for Hulu's Gypsy Blanchard Series The Act Will Leave You Shook". E! Online. Retrieved March 7, 2019.